Though having clarified he’s willing to stay put at Real Madrid, Spanish international attacking midfielder/winger Marco Asensio (21) has become an ambitious last-minute target for Arsenal management. So far, Gunners submitted Merengues a 65 million euros bid, but Champions League holders don’t seem interested in negotiating.
After having been offered to Barcelona FC, which turned down Paris Saint-Germain, almost 24-year old German international attacking midfielder/winger Julian Draxler, likely to leave French giants after just half a season (due to Kylian Mbappé’s forthcoming arrival) is being approached again by Arsenal. Meanwhile, also Liverpool and Manchester United are considering him as a possible last-minute signing.
A brand new defensive roster for Valencia: Spanish club announced having signed both Colombian international centre-back Jeison Murillo (25), joining from Inter Milan on a mandatory buyback loan deal, and Brazilian one Gabriel Paulista (26), former Villarreal player, who joins Spanish Liga back after two seasons and a half spent at Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Leicester: 4:3